The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.63% 8.82% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 26.09% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
XML
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 23 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.67% 33.82% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 56
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) JMS
5 5 (26.32%) Ab Initio
5 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Graceful Degradation
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Exstream
6 4 (21.05%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Exstream
2 3 (15.79%) Markit EDM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Triplestore
2 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Mocha
2 1 (5.26%) QUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) Bower
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) XHTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Struts
7 1 (5.26%) FIXML
7 1 (5.26%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Web Design
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
2 4 (21.05%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (21.05%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (21.05%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) E-business
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) SPARQL
4 3 (15.79%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (15.79%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) HND
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Control-M
2 2 (10.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Ab Initio
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) Reuters
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Actimize